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  • Dumbbell Exercises for Healthy Rotator Cuff Muscles

    Q: I love to bench-press, and to keep my shoulders healthy, I’ve been doing a dumbbell exercise for my rotator cuff...

    Charles PoliquinMarch 20, 2013
  • Squats and Jacked-Up Shoulders

    Q: We are about the same age, so I’m hoping you can help me with my problem. Because of repeated shoulder...

    Dave GoodinJanuary 23, 2013
  • The Arnold Press for Building Shoulders

    Q: What do you think of the Arnold press for developing the shoulders and of dumbbell shoulder presses in general? A:...

    Charles PoliquinDecember 30, 2012
  • Squats and Jacked-Up Shoulders for Over-40 Trainees

    Q: We are about the same age, so I’m hoping you can help me with my problem. Because of repeated shoulder...

    Dave GoodinNovember 19, 2012
  • How can I lengthen my lats?

    Q: How can I lengthen my lats? A: It’s not possible to lengthen any muscle unless you’re not fully grown yet....

    Stuart McRobertOctober 24, 2012
  • How to Get Balanced Muscles and Good Posture

    Q: I split my workouts between the gym and home, and for the home workouts I want to stick with practical...

    Charles PoliquinSeptember 6, 2012
  • The Ultimate Exercise for Lats

    Q: I’m reading your X-Rep e-book , and you list the Ultimate Exercise for each muscle. For lats...

    Steve HolmanJuly 26, 2012
  • How can I develop bigger traps so that they pop out when I do a crab pose?

    Q: How can I develop bigger traps so that they pop out when I do a crab pose? A: Consider that...

    Charles PoliquinJuly 22, 2012
  • More on Shoulder Training and Straining

    A SLAP tear can cause clicking and popping with or without pain, a deep ache in the shoulder and pain when...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.April 25, 2012
  • More Pressing Issues: Bench Press Stress

    The most popular exercise in any gym in North America is the bench press. It has variations: the close- and wide-grip...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.February 23, 2012
  • Behind the Neck Presses

    Q: I’ve seen you recommend behind-the-neck pulldowns in your training blog, but you never include behind-the-neck presses. Is the behind-the-neck press...

    Steve HolmanFebruary 15, 2012
  • Best Big-Shoulder Molder

    Q: What is the best, as you like to say, “bang for the buck” exercise for the shoulders? What do you...

    Charles PoliquinDecember 20, 2011
  • Most Underused Exercises, Part 2

    Q: For each of the major bodyparts what exercises do you feel are most underused by bodybuilders today? Also, why do...

    Eric BroserNovember 13, 2011
  • Shoulder Size and Striations

    Q: Do you work traps with shoulders or with back? Where do you recommend putting shoulder training in your workout splits,...

    Dave GoodinJuly 9, 2011
  • Size-Surging Shockers

    Q: I’ve been using your Power/Rep Range/Shock training method for years and have made wonderful overall progress. That said, my shoulders...

    Eric BroserMay 27, 2011